Niederer Kraft Frey acted as counsel to Basler & Hofmann Group on the sale of its subsidiary Basler & Hofmann West to Gruner. The transaction closed on 28 January 2021. The team was led by M&A partner Adrian Koller (pictured), working with senior associate Andrea Giger, junior associate Selim Lötscher (both M&A) and partners Nicolas Birkhäuser (IP/Antitrust) and Markus Kronauer (Tax).
As of January 2021, Noëmi Kunz-Schenks (pictured) joins Wenger & Vieli as new tax advisor. She specializes in domestic and international tax issues and tax consulting, particularly in corporate reorganizations, restructurings, acquisitions and divestments, structured finance, financial products, startups and venture capital as well as real estate transactions.
Bratschi advises TopCC and Aspiag Management in the sale & lease-back transaction regarding the TopCC cash-and-carry market in Hendschiken (Switzerland). The team of Bratschi Ltd. included Thomas Schönenberger (lead, real estate transaction) and Tanja Frischknecht (lease).
The team included Eric Stupp (pictured) and Stephanie Walter (both Regulatory/Financial Services) as well as Thomas Stoltz (Corporate/Notarial Services).
Schellenberg Wittmer announced that Andrea Dorjee-Good (pictured) has become head of the firm's Private Wealth practice in Zurich. As a leading private wealth practitioner, Andrea takes this role over from former practice head Alexander Jolles, who has headed the practice in Zurich since 2015.
EFG International successfully issues USD 400m inaugural AT1 bonds and repurchases outstanding Tier 2 bonds. The NKF team was led by Capital Markets partners Daniel Bono (pictured) and Philippe Weber, working with of counsel Christoph Balsiger, senior associates Giulia Ghezzi (both Capital Markets), partner Markus Kronauer and senior associate Sven Kälin (both Tax).